How to cook Chicory
Chicory goes really well with strong flavours such as citrus and blue cheese. It’s great in salads or served as a crudité – the boat-shaved leaves are perfect for scooping up tasty dips!
WHAT IS CHICORY?
Chicory (also known as endive) can be red or green, and has a distinctive bitter flavour that is delicious in salads. You can also griddle the leaves to wilt them down slightly and add extra smoky flavour.
WHEN IS CHICORY IN SEASON?
Chicory is in season from January to March.
HOW TO STORE CHICORY
Chicory should be kept in the fridge for maximum freshness.
What are the health benefits?
Chicory is a source of manganese, and 80g counts as one of your 5-a-day.